The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has appealed to both the Federal Government and the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)/Trade Union Congress (TUC) to work together in order to avert the proposed workers’ strike in the interest of Nigeria.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba.
Barring last minute change of heart, organized labour in the country has concluded arrangements to commence a nationwide strike on November 6, if the Federal Government fails to meet its demands on the new national minimum wage of N30,000 agreed upon by the tripartite committee on minimum wage.
The organized Labour in Kogi State says the hardship inflicted on workers by Governor Yahaya Bello-led administration has condemned civil service to the wheel chair.
The Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-makura, has signed the 2017 appropriation bill into law.
The harsh economic situation in the country has thrown 1.7 million Nigerians into the job market in nine months, a report from the National Bureau of Statistics has indicated.
ABIA State Council of Nigeria Labour Congress [NLC] has tasked the Abia State Government to settle arrears of salary owed to Abia workers without further delay.
Labour , under the aegis of Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), Rivers state chapter, has called on employers od labour and the government at all levels, to take urgent and positive steps to reduce workplace stress to the barest minimum.
Mr. Ola Oyegoke, a union leader has proposed to the organised labour to unite and sponsor a bill that will forestall employment of casual workers in Nigeria.